Our firm assists a diverse group of consumer-driven companies in a wide variety of legal services. On the litigation side, our attorneys have particular experience representing consumer products companies in complex commercial, product liability, intellectual property, antitrust, labor and employment, and consumer fraud matters, including class actions.
Another practice area particularly relevant to the consumer products and services industry is our advertising, marketing, and promotions group. Winston & Strawn is one of the few large law firms in the country with a practice group dedicated to advertising, marketing, and promotions, which represents companies in connection with Federal Trade Commission review and counseling, sweepstakes counseling, and trademark and copyright review and litigation.
In addition, the firm has more than 275 corporate attorneys who have significant experience representing clients in this sector in a broad array of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and IPOs, corporate governance, corporate lending, restructuring and insolvency, and tax issues.
Representative clients in the consumer products and services sector include: Dell, Fortune Brands, Hoover, Luxottica, LVMH, Kodak, Motorola, NEC Electronics America, Inc., Nestle, Sony Electronics, T-Mobile USA Inc., and Wrigley.